BUNGEE CORD RIDES

This page lists links to reports of accidents and news stories involving bungee jumps and amusement rides that use bungee cords.

  • Macular hemorrhage from bungee jumping - New England Journal of Medicine, 7/19/07
  • Accident ruling over bungee jump death - Western Mail, 2/25/05

  • Broken harness blamed for bungee ride death in Canada (8/24/98)
  • Bungee rides close in New Jersey; designer, inspector fined $20,000 (10/29/98)
  • Canadian officials charge bungee ride company, owner (1/20/99)
  • Bungee ride owner gets two months to decide plea (3/26/99)
  • Bungee ride owner pleads not guilty (5/21/99)
  • Owner of fatal bungee ride admits he altered ride after inspection (11/27/99)
  • Anderson Ventures found guilty in Rocket Launcher death (2/22/00)
  • Anderson Ventures fined a record $145,000 for Rocket Launcher death (4/25/00)
  • Man falls 300 feet to his death in bungee ride accident (5/15/00)
  • Mobile bungee rides banned in Ontario (7/5/00)
  • Bungee ride malfunctions at Daytona Beach; 2 injured (7/21/00)
  • One dead, one injured in bungee ride accident (6/3/01)
  • Bungee cord snaps on Texas thrill ride; 2 injured (7/29/01)
  • Bungee jump accident kills 2 in Italy (5/1/02)
  • Ejection Seat cable snaps at Oregon carnival (6/9/02)
  • Fairground worker killed in Slingshot accident (8/4/02)
  • Slingshot ride cable snaps at Ohio State Fair, stranding riders (8/5/02)
  • Man killed in 180-foot fall after bungee cord disengages (8/26/02)
  • Girl, 14, killed in bungee ride mishap (8/9/04)
  • Bungee cord snaps; rider hospitalized (7/12/05)
  • Ride operator injured in 'Springshot' mishap (7/16/05)
  • Another bungee ride malfunctions (7/24/05)
  • Bungee jumper nearly strangled (8/1/05)
  • Cord snaps on reverse bungee ride (5/7/06)
  • Riders stranded after reverse bungee ride malfunctions (6/22/06)
  • Bungee cord snaps on Ejection Seat ride; 2 injured (8/2/06)
  • Teenage girl killed in fall from bungee ride (7/14/07)
  • Two women rescued from bungee ride after mishap (7/26/08)
  • Bungee cord snap causes near-fatal accident (2/19/09)

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